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CRICKET: Tiddington promoted
5:10pm Monday 7th September 2009 in Division 5
Tiddington 2nd are up after they collected the bonus points they needed in a draw at Sandford St Martin 2nd in Division 6.
Neil Smith (60no) set up the visitors’ declaration on 206-7. Trevor Simms took 4-38 for Sandford, who then crawled to 142-6 with Jim Howe 41 not out.
Sandford 2nd 8pts, Tiddington 2nd 13
Brackley slipped to fourth after suffering a heavy defeat at Bourton Vale 2nd.
Tom Arkell hit 42 and Henry Newby took 4-51 in Vale's 162-9, then Rob Langley captured 5-41 as the visitors were bundled out for 128.
Bourton Vale 2nd 25, Brackley 5
Champions Didcot stretched their lead at the top to 63 points by walloping Wolverton Town 2nd.
Richard Cook (105no) and Alex Broughton (42no) took Didcot to 261-4, then Town tumbled to 140 all out.
Wolverton Town 2nd 3, Didcot 25
Joe Todd hit a magnificent 135 and Steve Green 84 as Horspath 2nd hammered 285-6 after being put in to bat at Oxford 4th.
The home side showed little interest in the run chase, but Dipayan Das (86no) secured a draw with the score on 189-6.
Oxford 4th 8, Horspath 2nd 14
Thame Town 2nd beat Long Marston 2nd by eight runs in a tense finish.
Martin Keable took 5-54 for Marston as Thame struggled to 160-9.
John Roberts then hit 55 to keep the hosts in the game, but Lance Giles took 5-31 and they were eventually all out for 152.
L Marston 2nd 6, Thame Town 2nd 25